The History of Forestport
From settlement to modern day, Forestport has a storied and interesting history. From tumultuous tourism periods to growing and dying industries, this classic Adirondack town has enough history to keep anyone interested! If you would like a more in-depth look at the region’s history, visit our free local library, Woodgate Free Library.
You can also download our extended historical document, a PDF that more closely examines the history of the region, its industries, tourism, and important figures in various eras.